On October 21st in the year of '05, ten top Mac developers (primarily independents) from around the USA descended upon to the Adler Planetarium in Chicago, IL for an evening of conversation around a whole range of issues. The conversation was taped, and here we are.
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On October 21st in the year of '05, ten top Mac developers (primarily indies) from around the USA were invited to the Adler Planetarium in Chicago, IL for an evening of conversation around a broad range of topics: Making a living writing for the Mac, software patents, competing with Apple, digital rights management (DRM), software activation, bugs, Ajax, unit testing, building communities, the x86 transition, and much much more...
Top ten developers:
Bob Frank The author of Log4Cocoa, and founder of Chicago's Cocoa and WebObjects user group (CAWUG)
Jason Harris Through Unsanity and Geekspiff, Jason is the author of a whole slew of Mac software.
Nicholas Jitkoff The author of Quicksilver for OS X.
August Mueller Gus's company, Flying Meat, Inc.
Eric Peyton Originally of Epicware, Eric was also the originator of the open-source'd Fire.app
Jonathan Rentzsch One of the Mac's rare Doctor Whos, Rentzsch is the creator of the OSS software mach_inject.
The Rosyna Programmer for Unsanity, currently responsible for FontCard, Silk, Menu Master, CEE PEE YOU.
Wil Shipley The owner of Delicious Monster, makers Delicious Library.
Brent Simmons Runs Ranchero Software, which is responsible for growing NetNewsWire and MarsEdit.